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Are you having issues with recurrent throat infections, bad breath, and pain when swallowing? You could very well be suffering from tonsil stones. Also known as tonsilloliths, tonsil stones are calcified debris that have become trapped within the crypts of your tonsils. There are many ways to get rid of these stones, but here are the top 5 methods: 1. Treatment with Antibiotics By visiting your doctor, they can treat the stones with antibiotics. This can help to an extent as many times the stones are composed of decaying food particles, which in turn promote the growth of bacteria. By » » » [Read more]
Inflammation is the immune system’s way of biologically responding to an injury or, in some case, an infection. In fact, it is the sign of a healthy immune system, but only initially. If your immune system goes into an overdrive, it could turn into a chronic inflammation. An inflammation can be acute or chronic. When acute inflammations go unresolved, they can enter a chronic phase. Chronic Inflammations are persistent and can be linked to serious conditions like cancer, heart disease and asthma. They can also lead to small ailments that can go unnoticed. Here is how you can treat those » » » [Read more]
One of the best things about massage is that it offers a lot of great benefits. It can, for example, help relieve pain, increase muscle flexibility, improve circulation and even stimulate sexual performance. Although these benefits are not as effective as actual medical treatment, they are still quite helpful, which is why so many people turn to massage therapy whenever they are dissatisfied with conventional medical treatments. However, it’s also worth mentioning that there are different types of massages to choose from, and each of them offers something different and unique in terms of health benefits. Pregnancy massage is used » » » [Read more]
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If you’re looking forward to improving your body posture, you can’t overlook your shoulders. Sometimes, poor positioning of the shoulders is one of the major reasons why people have a bad posture. Also, poor positioning of shoulders restricts the smooth flow of blood to your brain causing headaches and neck pain. In fact, if you don’t maintain proper position of your shoulders, your back might get out of order as well. This is why most of the physicians suggest the use of good quality shoulder brace. Similar to that of a back brace, which constrains you to align your head » » » [Read more]
You will find that the traditional stethoscope is still one of the most widely used medical devices in the world of medicine even though there are digital solutions available. Exploring the reasons for this sheds light on a larger issue, and one that is definitely worth discussing.
Managing diabetes effectively as you get older is essential if you hope to retain good quality of life in retirement. It is a serious disease that if ignored can lead to dangerous health problems, but when you take control and lead a healthy, sensible lifestyle you can minimize the disease’s impact and live life to the full. Diabetes can impact most systems in the body and even accelerate the ageing process if it isn’t kept in check. Here are some easy but important ways to make small changes to your daily routine for a healthy and happy life as you » » » [Read more]
Some yoga techniques and pattern happens to be so extreme and dynamic, and simultaneously soothing and meditative “as well”. Regardless of the type one chooses, yoga is an outstanding method to extend and reinforce the body, concentrate on the mind and get fit as it is existing in various parts of the world. There are various units and branches of yoga all over the world. It is a 5,000 year old art in the aspect of health and fitness from India that has developed as a practice to cure diverse diseases and health implications. It is “however” a matter of » » » [Read more]
I don’t look forward to visiting the doctor, and I know I’m not the only one. The only reason I’ve continued to go over the years is because I’m convinced that the one year I don’t go is the year I’m going to contract a devastating disease like Ebola or Bird Flu. Men are notorious for avoiding a trip to their physician’s office at all costs (and some studies point to a large number of men that don’t even have a primary care provider). Though it’s not talked about as often, the truth is that many women are guilty of » » » [Read more]
Asbestos is a very dangerous, yet underestimated substance in terms of a lack of awareness campaigns in the media to help others understand exactly what it can do. The dangers and implications that asbestos can have on our health if exposed to a few fibres are not taken very seriously by many. This alone could mean that there is a greater danger in regards to further unnecessary exposure. The symptoms are not apparent for years and there is no known treatment that treats asbestos related diseases. Asbestos exposure is so dangerous that there is nothing much doctors can do to » » » [Read more]